Author Archives: richardthewriter2013

About richardthewriter2013

Writer

Woman receives suspended sentence & 12 month driving ban for causing death

Originally posted on Buffalo Bill's Bicycle Blog:
The CTC's Road Justice site has updated their post on the death of Julian Evans, who was killed in October 2012 whilst riding a bike in Suffolk, with details of the sentencing…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Prisoner’s Dilemma

As I’m busy on other writing projects today, I just wanted to reblog this nice little piece by Ben Knowles of Sustrans. Enjoy. http://www.sustrans.org.uk/blog/prisoners-school-run  

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A thousand cyclists ‘play dead’ to protest deaths.

Last week, more than a 1,000 cyclists blocked London traffic as they lay in the road and ‘played dead’ outside the Transport for London offices to protest about recent road deaths; there were six in the last month in London. … Continue reading

Posted in commuting, cycling | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Who says we don’t need to re-invent the wheel?

Hi all, I just wanted to share this Kickstarter video because it looks like a brilliantly practical idea that could help to get millions of people out of their fossil fuel burners and into the fresh air. Have a look … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Crowdfunded Bike Lane Having worked as a fundraiser for Sustrans – the charity that promotes and part funds changes to our infrastructure to facilitate more cycling, walking and public transport – I just wanted to share this amazing project in … Continue reading

Link | Posted on | Leave a comment

The Church of Bones: the weirdest place in Christendom?

You wouldn’t think it, when you first arrive in the fairly ordinary central European town, but Kutna Hora is the site of the most extraordinary exhibition of death you could ever wish to see. Sedlec Ossuary, aka the Church of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Cycling: soon to be an election issue?

With the new high-speed rail link now costed at £43 BILLION, serious questions being asked about whether this is the right way to spend money on improving our transport system. And now there’s a bidding war for the cycling vote, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment